New edition of EIZ Working Papers

The latest edition of EIZ Working Papers brings the paper Fiscal Policies, Inequality, and Poverty in Croatia by Nga Thi Viet Nguyen and Ivica Rubil.

In a fiscally expansionary context, policy makers in Croatia must keep in mind the redistributive role of fiscal policies, particularly their impact on inequality and poverty. This paper uses both household survey data and national accounts to estimate how in 2018 the Croatian fiscal system affected income distribution and poverty. Moreover, it assesses the individual and the combined effects of interventions like direct and indirect taxes and social spending.

The publication can be accessed at the Institute's website here.